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    Greek Rice Pilaf

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    30 mins

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    Ms*Bindy's Note:

    This pilaf can be the centerpiece of your meal, or can be a side dish. It comes from a Moosewood cookbook.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a heavy skillet, saute the onions in oil on medium heat until they begin to soften.
    2. 2
      Add the garlic, mint and pepper and saute for 2 more minutes.
    3. 3
      Stir in the spinach, lemon juice, rice and green peas.
    4. 4
      Add the dill.
    5. 5
      Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    6. 6
      When the spinach is limp and the rice is hot, top with the feta and serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 09, 2008

      55

      I added Kalamata olives and chopped fresh tomatoes and left out the peas in mine, but otherwise made per the directions. The taste was delicious and this is one pilaf I plan to make often, as we really enjoyed it with our baked lamb chops seasoned with greek seasoning. Thanks MsBindy! Ann

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    • on February 11, 2011

      55

      Lovely with the salty flavour of feta. I used baby spinach, white Basmati rice cooked with butter, frozen baby peas, and no dill. We had this with Mum's Yemista (Greek Stuffed Vegetables With Rice) for a good meal. I would make this again without dill per preference here.

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    • on June 19, 2008

      Good stuff! I left out the peas and feta (since I didn't have any), added chicken and pine nuts and extra lemon. It tastes like the filling of a spinich pie, and is great topped with plain yogurt. It's easy and versatile which is right up my alley!

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    Nutritional Facts for Greek Rice Pilaf

    Serving Size: 1 (346 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 456.7
     
    Calories from Fat 139
    30%
    Total Fat 15.4 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 6.7 g
    33%
    Cholesterol 33.3 mg
    11%
    Sodium 447.4 mg
    18%
    Total Carbohydrate 65.8 g
    21%
    Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
    15%
    Sugars 5.5 g
    22%
    Protein 13.1 g
    26%

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